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quaker bill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 06:49 PM
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20. School house rock
They did a whole thing about this once. Check it out sometime.

The President can sign or veto what congress passes, but he/she can neither sign nor veto what they do not pass. Even republicans have figured this much out....
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  -Heard today in a public place "The President doesn't have any power it's all congress" JanMichael  Nov-22-11 10:23 PM   #0 
  - It's neat seeing the recs go up and down with no comments! nt?  JanMichael   Nov-22-11 10:31 PM   #1 
  - it is sort of true.  bottomofthehill   Nov-22-11 11:00 PM   #2 
  - Bush and Cheney achieved everything they wanted. n/t  Just-plain-Kathy   Nov-22-11 11:48 PM   #3 
  - YUP  Skittles   Nov-23-11 01:31 AM   #6 
  - Amazing that, eh?  SammyWinstonJack   Nov-23-11 08:48 AM   #14 
  - Bingo.  Scuba   Nov-23-11 06:42 PM   #19 
  - I think the American public would be benefited if every hotel room...  ellisonz   Nov-22-11 11:54 PM   #4 
  - bush and cheney managed to wipe their asses with the Constitution  Skittles   Nov-23-11 01:32 AM   #7 
     - Somewhat.  ellisonz   Nov-23-11 01:35 AM   #8 
        - some presidents are effective and some are not  Skittles   Nov-23-11 01:42 AM   #9 
           - That'd be your opinion.  ellisonz   Nov-23-11 02:03 AM   #10 
              - OWS BABY  Skittles   Nov-23-11 03:48 AM   #11 
                 - I honestly don't understand this compulsion you have to try and make OWS about Obama  Number23   Nov-23-11 07:05 PM   #21 
  - depends on which president does it not? some are effective and some are not nt  msongs   Nov-23-11 12:30 AM   #5 
  - In a way, they're on the right track.  Capitalocracy   Nov-23-11 03:55 AM   #12 
  - Are you sure you didn't just read that on DU?  progressoid   Nov-23-11 08:44 AM   #13 
  - Positive. In the real world not the "interweb". nt.  JanMichael   Nov-23-11 04:39 PM   #18 
  - Just ask an "enemy combatant".  mmonk   Nov-23-11 08:49 AM   #15 
  - He's obviously very powerful when he wants to be. nt  Guy Whitey Corngood   Nov-23-11 08:51 AM   #16 
  - That's not true either  treestar   Nov-23-11 08:54 AM   #17 
  - School house rock  quaker bill   Nov-23-11 06:49 PM   #20 
 

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